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UNGASS HIGHLIGHTS: WEDNESDAY, 25 JUNE 1997

UNGASS participants heard 43 statements in Plenary and met in numerous negotiating groups to consider outstanding issues in the draft UNGASS texts. Two Heads of State and Government, 1 Crown Prince, 6 Vice-Presidents and Deputy Prime Ministers, 26 Ministers, 6 international organization heads and 2 NGO representatives spoke during morning and afternoon Plenary meetings. Discussions on sectoral and cross-sectoral issues and the draft political statement continued in the Committee of the Whole, informal ministerial consultations and a contact group on forests.